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September 22 is Business Women’s Day

What do Mary Barra, Chairman and CEO of General Motors Company, and Lily Beck Wilson, founder and owner of Veils by Lily, have in common? Through an entrepreneurial spirit and good old-fashioned hard work, they are powerful business women who have formed successful careers and are influencing the world in positive ways.  September 22 is […]

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5 Ways You’re Not Recognizing Employees (But Maybe Should Be)

by Brad Sytsma At Terryberry, we’ve seen a lot of recognition trends over the last hundred years. We’ve made it our mission to help our clients stay ahead of the curve. 360 Recognition makes peer to peer recognition, manager-driven recognition, and service anniversary recognition so easily accessible, that sometimes other areas for recognition may be overlooked. […]

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Employee Onboarding – Why and How

When starting a new job, you hope to feel welcome and as though you are an important part of the group. If that welcoming spirit is absent, you might be likely to bail and seek out another opportunity before ever really settling in. To combat the problem of new employee turnover that organizations face, you need […]

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National Handshake Day is June 28

Handshakes can be serious or fun, formal or informal. Think about meeting someone new at a business meeting or a job interview, about negotiating an agreement, closing a deal, greeting a friend, celebrating a victory, or even accepting defeat. What do all of those situations have in common? A handshake. It’s such a common part […]

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Celebrate Teachers on Teacher Appreciation Day, May 8

Teachers, along with parents, share the most important job in the world – educating our future generations – but Teacher Appreciation Day only comes around once a year, so make sure to thank all the teachers you know on this special day. We probably all can think of a teacher who inspired us in our […]

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April 19 is National High Five Day

This Thursday, April 19 is National High Five Day. Feel free to spread good vibes by passing along high fives to everyone you encounter. Plus, read on, to find out how you could win big prizes from Terryberry for your epic high five shenanigans. Why High Five? Why not? The high five is a universal […]

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Celebrate Nursing Staff on Nurses Day, May 12

On May 12 each year, we celebrate International Nurses Day. Why May 12? It’s actually the birthday of Florence Nightingale, who is known as the founder of modern nursing. Mark the occasion by celebrating the nurses that have touched your life. Whether you’re recognizing your nursing staff on Nurses Day as an employer or as […]

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10 Ideas to Celebrate Administrative Professionals Day

April 25 is Administrative Professionals Day. Over 22 million administrative and office support professionals work for companies across the U.S., according to the International Association of Administrative Professionals. That calls for a lot of celebrating! The entire last week in April is celebrated as Administrative Professionals Week and dates its origins back to the year […]

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February 17 is Random Act of Kindness Day

Saturday, February 17 is Random Act of Kindness Day. Make a note to do kind deeds throughout the day – or even better, work week! Share the fun!  You could win big prizes from Terryberry for your Random Act of Kindness deed.  Post a photo or video showing how your employees demonstrate random acts of kindness […]

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Employee Appreciation Day is March 2

Mark your calendars for Employee Appreciation Day, March 2nd, which is quickly approaching! Show your team you sincerely appreciate all of their effort, hard work, dedication, patience, teamwork, and all-around wonderfulness. You could win big prizes from Terryberry for your Employee Appreciation Day celebrations. Post a photo or video showing how you appreciate your team […]

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